FORMER ICE BLUELINER INKS PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT
The Indiana Ice announced today that former defenseman Torey Krug has signed an entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
Krug joins the Bruinsí organization after a three-year stint with Michigan State University. During his time with the Spartans, the Livonia, MI native has tallied 83 points (26G, 57A) in 114 games while serving as team captain for the past two seasons.
Earlier this month, the junior blueliner was awarded a share of the CCHA Scoring Title and was named the CCHA Player of the Year. Krug was the first defenseman to win the CCHA Scoring Title since the 1986-87 season and the first blueliner in Michigan State history to win the award. He was also named as one of the top ten finalists for the coveted Hobey Baker Award.
Before suiting up with the Spartans, Krug was a member the 2008-09 Clark Cup Champion Indiana Ice. In 59 games in an Ice sweater, he tallied 47 points (10G, 37A) with an addition seven points (G, 6A) during the teamís USHL title run.
According to a release from the Boston Bruinsí website, Krug will report to the team for a Tuesday morning skate and will be eligible to play for their seven remaining regular season games. He will not be eligible to play in post-season action.
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